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Sesame Street
Many Monsters!
Air date May 5, 2000
Season Season 31 (2000)
Written by Sara Compton
Directed by Victor DiNapoli
Sponsors M, 6
Syndication 123 Sesame Street
PBS Sprout

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 The letter M sits in the middle of the courtyard as majestic music plays. Telly and Elmo point out that M is for monsters. Zoe and Rosita show up, making them more monsters. Humphrey, Ingrid, Natasha and Lulu pop out from behind the M, and now there are many monsters - which is what Elmo says we're going to see on Sesame Street today.
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Animation M for moon, monster, monkey and magic
(First: Episode 3422)
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Cast Ruthie sings and acts out "The Itsy Bitsy Spider".
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Film "One Thousand Faces"
(First: Episode 2894)
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SCENE 2 The daycare monsters run around shouting, "Where square? Where square?" until Herry Monster shows them one.
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Cartoon The Four Squares sing "It's Hip To Be a Square."
Artists: Vincent Cafarelli & Candy Kugel
(First: Episode 2615)
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SCENE 3 The number 6 is displayed on a brick wall. Telly, Elmo, Lulu, Zoe and two other monsters (Carmen Osbahr and Joey Mazzarino) feel bad because they don't have six of anything to demonstrate ... until they count themselves.
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Film Six children dance in a colorblock grid.
(First: Episode 3122)
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Muppets Bert says his favorite number is Six. (new music button added)
(First: Episode 1289)
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Film A girl draws pictures of her mom and her big brother, and talks about what they do for fun on weekends.
(First: Episode 3882)
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SCENE 4 Telly, Herry and Lulu play a pattern game, "A Monster and a Dolly."
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Cartoon Babies and doggies pattern: What comes next?
Artist: Keith Haring
(First: Episode 3039)
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Song "I Put My Leg in My Pants"
(First: Episode 3402)
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Cartoon A boy is drawn, but he doesn't have knees at first.
(First: Episode 0954)
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SCENE 5 Two deliverymonsters (Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Kevin Clash) carry a large letter M past the camera, and show it to the viewer.
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Animation The letter M in various typefaces.
(First: Episode 2864)
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SCENE 5 cont'd The deliverymonsters move the M elsewhere.
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Song "Get On Up (Everybody Move)"
(First: Episode 3410)
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SCENE 6 Lulu, Telly, Elmo and Zoe have small words, which Telly thinks should be combined into one word. They team up to form the word COOPERATE.
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Cartoon Musicians in a painting learn to cooperate to play music.
(First: Episode 3460)
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Film Artist/sculptor Milo Mottola teams up with some kids to create a carousel.
(First: Episode 3784)
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SCENE 7 The deliverymonsters carry a giant number 6 into view, so they can show it to the viewer.
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Cartoon Rap #6
(First: Episode 2502)
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(First: Episode 0983)
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SCENE 8 The daycare monsters are looking for something to sing ...
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Muppets Nathan Lane and The Oinker Sisters sing "Sing."
(First: Episode 3830)
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SCENE 8 cont'd The daycare monsters walk off, singing the aforementioned song.
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Film A girl's grandmother teaches Spanish to her parrot Kuka.
(First: Episode 3101)
cut from the Sprout version
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Cartoon A troll draws different faces on herself in front of a mirror.(new music and sound effects added)
(First: Episode 0800)
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Song "Happy Happiness," against footage of kids playing at a beach.
(First: Episode 3320)
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SCENE 9 In the courtyard, the deliverymonsters set aside a piano, which Zoe plays with expertise. Telly, Rosita, Lulu, Humphrey and Ingrid gather around to sing The Alphabet Song as she plays the piano. When it's over, the deliverymonsters have to take the piano elsewhere.
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Muppets Elmo's World: Transportation
(First: Episode 3840)
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SCENE 10 The monsters all gather around to display the sponsors, and the Season 31 credit sequence follows.

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